META: Wish Fulfillment, WCs, and Mary Sues

martinphipps2 at martinphipps2 at
Wed Mar 15 15:44:03 PST 2006

Jamie Rosen wrote:

> If you think about it, many good ideas are twists on previous ones.
> Heck, the Punisher is a variant on Batman -- instead of a child seeing
> his parents gunned down in front of him, a father sees his wife and
> child gunned down in front of him. It would be interesting to see a
> maternal take on the same idea.

Rather than become a vigilantee, a mother would be more likely to
create a support group, say MAHMWKYF (Mothers Against Homocidal Maniacs
Who Kill Your Family).


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